These are not house pets. Rather, they are a Proto Species, much as the Carolina Dog and several other entries on this list are. They do not bark, but sing in the tropical forests of their homeland. They resemble, in look and habit, some of the first dogs, according to evolutionary zoologists. Highly intelligent and agile, they are almost untrainable, and rarely form long-term bonds with humans.
1. New Guinea Singing Dogs 101 – Information, Personality and Characteristics
2. New Guinea Singing Dog Temperament and Training
3. New Guinea Singing Dog Diet and Feeding
New Guinea Singing Dog Diet
Puppies: Low Fat (~16%), High Fiber (15%), Medium Moisture (13%), 94% Dry Matter, (3800 Kcal)
Adults: High Fat (~16%), High Fiber (15%), Medium Moisture (13%), 94% Dry Matter, (3800 Kcal)
New Guinea Singing Dog Weight
New Guinea Singing Dogs generally gain: 2 Pounds per week until 26 weeks old.
Hip dysplasia is a common problem with New Guinea Singing Dogs. Make sure your dog isn’t overweight.
A New Guinea Singing Dog with healthy weight will not have any ribs visible. You should be able to run your hands along their side and feel the indivgidual ribs.
*All target numbers are approximate averages. Every dog’s dietary needs and weights will be different. Take into account pregnant or nursing dogs.